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New York: Not as Unaffordable as We Think

Toni Haber | Posted 04.07.2015 | New York
Toni Haber

According to the latest Demographia International Affordability Housing survey, which ranks the affordability of cities across the globe with major markets of populations over 1 million, New York does not place in the top ten most unaffordable cities in the world.

GOP Financial Terrorism Must End, Shutdown Must End, Social Security and Medicare Must NOT Be Cut

Brent Budowsky | Posted 12.10.2013 | Politics
Brent Budowsky

The latest offer from those I have called Banana Republicans would keep the government shut down and threaten again to default the nation and crash wo...

Is Another Emerging Market Crisis Brewing?

Nick Beecroft | Posted 10.22.2013 | Business
Nick Beecroft

Should we worry about potential contagion to weak eurozone peripheral countries? I don't think so, as the current account balances of Greece, Italy, Portugal, and Spain have all virtually improved to zero, compared to India's 4.8 percent deficit.

U.S.-EU Trade Negotiations Are a Rare Opportunity for the U.S. to Rein in the EU's Regulatory Reach

Anu Bradford | Posted 08.18.2013 | World
Anu Bradford

Smaller U.S. firms competing locally also enjoy an edge over domestic, export-oriented competitors who are forced to bear the costs of producing to higher EU standards. But why would the EU agree to give up its unilateral ability to set global standards in any trade negotiation?

Simon Johnson: Geithner Not Paying Enough Attention To World Economy

Baseline Scenario | Peter Boone and Simon Johnson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

In an interview that will air Sunday on ABC, Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner says, ""We have much, much lower risk of [a double-dip recession] today t...

Gloom Envelopes World's Markets

Financial Times | Saskia Scholtes, Michael Mackenzie | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Stock markets on both sides of the Atlantic concluded their worst week in months on Friday as deepening economic gloom prompted investors to ratchet u...